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Lifestyle Lift: Frequently Asked Questions


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Welcome to the Lifestyle Lift® question and answer section. Lifestyle Lift® is a surgical procedure that is minimally invasive, uses only a local anesthetic, and has a quick recovery time. Best of all, it makes people look years younger! The Lifestyle Lift doctors are online and ready to answer any of your questions about the Lifestyle Lift procedure or any kind of facial procedure - that's our expertise.

Q. What is facial plastic surgery?

A. Facial plastic surgery is elective surgery to enhance the appearance of the face. More specifically, aesthetic facial plastic surgery is structural cosmetic surgery that alters the shape of the nose, ears, chin, cheekbones, or neckline. "Rejuvenative" facial plastic surgery includes procedures that help reverse the signs of aging. Facial plastic surgery is intended to make a person’s natural features more aesthetically pleasing and/or bring them into balance, as well as treating some of the obvious signs of aging.

Q. What is reconstructive facial plastic surgery?

A. Reconstructive facial plastic surgery is the correction of congenital, traumatic, and post-surgical deformities—as well as skin cancer reconstruction. The purpose of reconstructive surgery is to restore form or function.

This may involve:

  • correction of congenital deformities or abnormalities
  • improving the function of the nasal airway or visual fields
  • restoring portions of the face to a state which may have existed prior to:
    • injury
    • paralysis
    • tumor removal
    • a previous unsuccessful surgery

 Note: The above information has been provided by Lifestyle Lift®. Discovery Health does not endorse Lifestyle Lift® or any information provided in any way and has not confirmed the validity or accuracy of the information provided.  Discovery Health disclaims all responsibility for the content of the information provided. Consumers should always consult their physician to make an informed decision before proceeding with any medical treatment, including plastic surgery.